Welcome to The Makehouse!

We offer a unique series of creative workshops giving you new skills and the satisfaction of making something beautiful with your own two hands!

We take great pleasure in showing people how they can experience enjoyment while learning a skills that will fulfill several needs, save a lot of money over a lifetime, and challenge people to become more independent. To fit into your busy life, we provide most of the equipment & materials so all you really need to bring  is you!  The Makehouse isn’t just a sewing studio, it’s a space where life, creativity and community are passionately celebrated every day.

We stock a unique range of sewing and crafting supplies along with local designers work including Uniquely Cedra, Sugar and Candy, Apple Turnover and more.  We also stock patterns from Thread Theory, Christine Haynes and Collette Patterns.

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Bamboo Workshops in St. John’s

We are delighted to bring 3 of our most popular workshops all the way to St. John’s, Newfoundland this summer! These workshops will all be held at the Anna Templeton Centre between August 3-4th. Anna Templeton Centre 278 Duckworth Street St. John’s, Newfoundland Canada A1C 1H3 Telephone: (709) 739-7623 The workshops are aimed at people […]

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Active-Vision – Live Music for Silent Film

Active-Vision: Live Music for Silent Film. Featuring Charlie Chaplin – The Kid Family friendly event! Each month, The Makehouse presents Dr. Patrick Boyle performing a live soundtrack to classic silent films. He creates new textures and moods that challenge what people traditionally think of as a silent film soundtrack. Patrick is Professor of Jazz Studies at UVic. […]

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